The San Francisco 49ers have relieved Mike Singletary of his duties as head coach. Jim Tomsula has been named interim head coach and will serve in that capacity throughout the remainder of the season.
49ers President & CEO Jed York will be joined by Tomsula in a press conference Monday at 12 noon PT in the defensive meeting room of the team’s Santa Clara practice facility.
Tomsula is in his fourth season as the 49ers defensive line coach. Prior to joining the franchise, Tomsula enjoyed a successful nine-year career in NFL Europa that included serving as the head coach of the Rhein Fire, in 2006. Last year, 49ers defensive tackle Justin Smith was named to his first Pro Bowl under his tutelage.
Statement from 49ers President and CEO Jed York:
“I want to thank Mike Singletary for the passion and effort that he brought to this organization. He is a tremendous person for whom I will always have great respect.”